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The following birds are available for sale at this time. They are priced so the average person can afford them. So don't pass up some good birds just because they're not priced at several hundred dollars each. If you're at the other end of the financial spectrum, you need to realize that these are pedigreed animals and not street pigeons. The day of the five-dollar pigeon is long gone. They are priced so I can receive some reasonable return on the investment I have made in feed, time caring for them, etc.

What is a pigeon really worth? The value of a pigeon depends on three factors, and you can read about them here.

You will find some rare-colored birds among those listed. It is important to remember that we are a FLYING loft, not a COLOR loft. Our rare colors are required to fly right with the other birds. We sell youngsters that we raise out of our flyers, but we will seldom sell the rare-colored flyers themselves because we will be using them later as breeders.

I am selling pigeons, not paper, but almost all of those listed below have extensive pedigrees. I will provide whatever pedigree information I have on each bird listed. Feel free to email me and request an electronic copy of the pedigree of any bird listed here.

PLEASE NOTE: The last few years have seen significant increases in postal rates. Therefore, if birds are to be shipped to you (shipping to destinations in the USA only), the shipping charge will be as follows: $60 for one bird, $70 for two birds, $90 for 3 or 4 birds, $135 for 5 or 6 birds, and $150 for 7 or 8 birds to cover the cost of postage and a special USPS-approved shipping box. (Larger boxes not only cost more, but they also mean even more weight, hence the major jump in shipping costs as the number of birds increases.) More than 8 birds will require a second box, and shipping on American Giant Homers (when available) will incur a 50% surcharge due to the additional weight of the much larger birds.

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Racing Homers

(See bottom of page for other breeds)

 

Lot #
Bird Information
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1.

June 2018 hatch blue bar cock no. 8363. This pigeon looks like a hen but has shown himself to be a cock. He carries the genes for brown (from his mother), and for recessive opal (from his father). There is also a 50% chance he carries the gene for barless. Pedigree goes back to six of his eight great-grandparents. Sire is a very light red-phase recessive opal and dam is a brown bar. Both parents down from flying families. This is a very nice handling pigeon, sleek, trim, and good looking. Price: $50

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July hatch blue check cock no. 8188, unflown due to his age. AU Registered Champions on both sides of the pedigree however, as well as "The Y2K Cock", one of my better breeders who is out of a pair of GFL birds, on dam's side. There is also a 50% chance that this pigeon carries the gene for reduced, since his sire does. Price: $50

 

3.

2017 blue bar cock no. 7256, late hatch bred for stock; we raised just two young out of him and they were shipped off to a futurity. Dam is an AU Registered Champion, out of an AU Elite Champion, primarily Flor Engels. Sire is out of a Gaby Van den Abeele cock, mated to an AU Elite Champion, also primarily Engels.. Sire was a late hatch bred for stock, but is a half brother to two race winners plus several diploma winners. Full pedigree full of performance! Don't let this one get away. Price reduced: $75

4. 2016 white cock no. 6527 bred from flying stock that was basically Delbar plus a few other white families. He was one of my breeding cocks this year but is now available due to the fact that I purchased some additional Delbars and Belgian Whites that are down from long-distance families. He is a strong, robust, and aggressive pigeon and he passes those same characteristics on to his offspring. No pedigree available. Price: $50
5.

Now available - 2019 YB kits. The young bird race team is almost filled, so there will now be available young bird kits that you can use either for breeding or flying. They will be available in late May or early June, and can be reserved anytime for a 50% deposit. They will be my choice, and they will be from the same birds that bred my own young bird team. So the birds you will get are every bit as good as what I would keep for myself. There may or may not be any rare colors included, depending on what I have at the time. There will definitely be NO whites in the kits.Pricing is as follows: Six-bird kit for $250 with free shipping. Individual birds will be priced at $35 each, plus shipping. Pedigrees WILL be included, unlike many sellers who charge extra for pedigrees or who will not send pedigrees until you have proven the birds have flown the YB race series.

6. April hatch almond cock no. 8570 from the YB team. He was trained all season with the young bird team and was out 50 miles several times. Just prior to the first race I noticed that he was drooping his right eyelid and his eye was slightly watery so I treated it with aureomycin ointment. Once the eye was back to normal I took a good look at it and he had lost his vision in that eye, so I immediately removed him from the team. So if you want to name him, just call him the "One-eyed Jack". His sire is an almond that is over 50% HVR, and he flew 5 races out to 180 miles and was in the top 10% on one of them prior to being stocked. Dam is a very nice blue check, Hofkens/Grondeler/VanLoon, that flew out to 300 miles as a young bird and is out of a 600-mile hen. Dam was bred and flown by Steve Jenkins (Dixie-Buckeye) when he lived in Virginia. Two brothers are still on my YB team and a 4th was sent to the MVS auction race. Normally I would ask $150 for such a pigeon, but am offering him at a lower price due to his injury. Fully pedigreed. Price reduced: $50
7. Late hatch 2017 blue bar cock no. 7263. This is a relatively small pigeon for a cock, but his pedigree is loaded with performance. His dam is an AU Registered Champion, and on the other side his paternal granddam is an AU Elite Champion, both from Perfection Loft in Kansas. He is primarily Flor Engels, but his paternal grandsire is a VandenAbele who sired two race winners and a top five diploma winner on three different hens. I really wanted to keep this bird as a breeder, but the numbers won't let me. Priced at about a third of his real value. Price reduced: $75.
8. SOLDLarge 2012 blue bar hen no. 1118. She was purchased from Garfield Brothers a few years ago. We have bred from her, but have only let her raise six young over that period. Two of them were sent to another flyer as part of a young bird kit and the other four were held back for breeding, so we don't have any flying records on them. This is a very nice hen who, like the hen listed above, is another victim of our numbers. Original pedigree from Garfield Brothers will be included. Price reduced: $50 - Sold (TB)
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Reduced blue cock in checkered pattern. AU 2018 WCOF 8168. Hatched on August 10, 2018, he is sexually mature and ready to mate. Both parents are reduced. His father is approximately three quarters Janssen from my "Heisenberg" family and 1/4 Flor Engels from Perfection Loft in Kansas. Dam is also primarily Janssen and is a granddaughter of an AU Champion. This may be the last reduced cock that will be available this year.

Price is firm at $250. - Sale Pending (RR)

10. Extremely rare blue grizzle almond cock no, 8167. This pigeon is an August 2018 hatch bred from my flying team. Sire is a homozygous blue grizzle (most would call him a "white grizzle"), pure Wegge, that has flown nine races out to 300 miles. Dam is an almond HVR cross, approximately 3/4 HVR and 1/4 Janssen who flew 100 and 130 as a young bird but was not shipped as a yearling and is in the stock loft this year. Price: $100.
11. 2014 red grizzle cock no. 4812. This bird was raised by me and presented as a gift to a friend of mine who settled him but never raced him. I bought him back last year when my friend retired from the sport. This bird was on my breeding list for this year but I decided to let him go due to the excess of pairs in my breeding loft. That was a particularly difficult decision because he is a full brother to a race winner along with other siblings that were also diploma winners. His sire is out of my flyers and is primarily long-distance Delbar from CBS; his dam is a tiger grizzle from my friend cited above. If this magnificent grizzle cock does not sell he will remain here another year in the hopes that I can make room for him at that time. Price: $100
12.   SOLDJune hatch blue bar cock no. 8362, unflown. He carries the genes for dilute and recessive opal. That means half his daughters will be some form of dilute and half his sons will carry the gene. Sire is a "white lace" spread recessive opal out of my opal family that produced "Snake River", a 200-mile race winner. Dam is a true silver hen who is a daughter of "Snake River" and a granddaughter of an AU Registered Champion. This opal family is a blend of Janssen, HVR, VanHee, and others. Full pedigree. Price: $50 - Sold (TB) ;

 

 

 

Dragoons and Giant Homers

 

Lot #
Bird Information
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0. Dragoons and American Giant Homers occasionally for sale. When they are available they will be listed in this section. UNFORTUNATELY, THERE WILL BE NO DRAGOONS AVAILABLE PRIOR TO THE FALL OF 2019 AFTER I HAVE RAISED A NEW CROP OF YOUNGSTERS.
1. American Giant Homer: 2014 faded blue cock. Used as a breeder the last four years, he will be replaced by his son. He is still every bit as good as a breeder but I have extra cocks in this breed, and he is one that is available. Price: $35
2. American Giant Homers: 2016 blue bar hen, no. 2218. Large, powerful hen bred by AGHA Master Breeder Joe Braun. We have have bred from the past two seasons and are quite happy with her young. We would be keeping her another year but have extra Giant Homers, so we can afford to let her go at a very good price. Price: $50 ;
3. American Giant Homers: 2016 blue bar hen, no. 2482. Large, powerful hen that we raised ourselves and have bred from the past two seasons. Price: $35
4. American Giant Homers:  2016 ash red bar hen no. 2481. This is a sister to the blue bar hen listed in lot 3 above. Large and powerful for a hen, extremely strong in head properties. Price: $35
 

 

 

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